Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Baltimore City police charged a second man after the fatal stabbing on April 7.
A Glen Burnie man who was initially thought to be a peace-maker was arrested in the stabbing death of a restaurant worker at Baltimore's Inner Harbor, according to a report in The Baltimore Sun. Baltimore City police charged Derek Schuler, 23, of Glen Burnie, in connection with the April 7 killing of 20-year-old Anthony Black. Black, who was getting off work at the Cheesecake Factory restaurant, confronted two men for talking to his girlfriend. That led to a fight and eventual stabbing, according to the report. Police initially thought the fight was only between Black and Matthew Darby, of Frederick, and arrested Darby at the time of the incident. But police are now saying Schuler also fatally stabbed Black, reports The Sun. Police …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Detectives are still seeking information on a shooting that left one man dead in Pumphrey last year.
One year after Anne Arundel County police found Bryant Donell Bagley dead from a shooting, detectives are still seeking information that could lead to an arrest and conviction. In the early hours of April 1, 2012, police responded to the area of Gibbons Avenue and Bolivar Avenue in Pumphrey and discovered Bagley, 46, dead. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Regina Collier at 410-222-3417.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Police are no longer looking for a suspect in the death of a Virginia woman, after her husband shot himself at his parents' home in Texas.
A Glen Burnie High School graduate and former local man recently became part of a tragedy stemming from the apparent murder of his wife in Reston, VA, last week. After police found his wife dead and stabbed in a fire at their Reston apartment last Monday, Timothy Connor, 31, shot himself in the driveway of his parents' Texas home in front of police just a day later. Connor's wife, 38-year-old Jennifer Lynne Pearson, was also pregnant at the time of her death. Police said they are no longer seeking any suspects in Pearson's death. For more information, read the full story on Reston Patch.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Anne Arundel County police received a warrant for the suspect's arrest and arrested him Tuesday morning.
Anne Arundel County police arrested a man they suspect was involved in a fatal shooting on Dec. 30 in Glen Burnie. According to police, detectives investigating the shooting that left Keith Jones, 31, dead in the parking lot of Dietrich's Tavern, developed enough information to identify Carroll Leon Johnson, 28, as a suspect. Detectives received a warrant for Johnson's arrest, and at approximately 7 a.m. Tuesday, officers arrested him without incident in the area of Oak Manor Drive. Police charged Johnson with first-degree murder. Get local stories delivered right to your inbox or smartphone everyday with our free newsletter. Simple, fast sign-up here. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our newsletter
Friday, February 1, 2013
Investigators said they discovered probable cause in the slaying of Darren Bell in Glen Burnie.
Anne Arundel County police arrested and charged Erica Tywanda Banks, of Glen Burnie, with first-degree murder after officers discovered a man slain in the woods early Sunday, according to a department press release. Banks, 27, was originally one of three people questioned and arrested near the scene where the body of Darren Bell, 26, was found, police said. After initial questioning, Banks was released by police. Investigators eventually found what they believe is probable cause in the homicide, which led them to carry out a warrant for Banks's arrest on Friday morning, according to a release. Police did not specify what substantiated the probable cause, and no other people have been charged. According to the initial police press release, …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Police say a 22-year-old man admitted to strangling his great aunt earlier this week.
A Glen Burnie man admitted to strangling his great aunt sometime between Monday night and early Tuesday, according to Anne Arundel County police. Police responded to a residence on the 300 block of Gatewater Court for a reported death. Officers found a woman, later identified as Dianna Lee Fitzwater, 62, dead in the living room of the home. The two other occupants of the residence reported that they awoke at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday and discovered Fitzwater unresponsive. A crew transported Fitzwater to the medical examiner's office in Baltimore, where on Wednesday it was determined she died from asphyxiation in a homicide. On Wednesday, police interviewed Brandon Zachary Duncan, 22, who was one of the occupants who originally reported the …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Prosecutors say Daniel Alex Savage was part of a "crime spree" in the days prior to the Pasadena shooting that left one man dead.
Prosecutors announced Thursday that they dropped murder charges against Daniel Alex Savage, one of the two suspects arrested after a fatal Pasadena shooting in October, but Savage's bail was not changed Friday because police are now charging him with armed robbery, second-degree assault and credit card theft, according to The Capital-Gazette. Prosecutors say Savage, 18, of Glen Burnie, was part of a "crime spree" linked to a carjacking and a robbery, and he has admitted to being inside the vehicle during the time of the Oct. 13 shooting, according to the report. Still facing murder charges is Ronald Lee McLeod, of Columbia, who also was arrested in the shooting at a Pasadena house party that killed Matthew Morrow, 21. McLeod is charged …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Police and politicians in Anne Arundel County took heat from residents Tuesday night, in the wake of a double shooting, where two teens were charged—including one from Glen Burnie.
UPDATE (Nov. 15)—For more than an hour Tuesday night, three members of the Anne Arundel Police Department, along with elected officials, fielded questions and tough criticism from members of the Green Haven community in Pasadena who said criminal activity has been brewing for several years. Most recently, a double shooting on Oct. 13 left a local man, Matthew Morrow, dead just a few blocks from George Fox Middle School, where the meeting was held. The day after the incident, police released information that Ronald Lee McLeod of Columbia and Daniel Alex Savage of Glen Burnie—both 18—were both charged with first- and second-degree murder; attempted first- and second-degree murder; first-degree assault and second-degree assault. Police said …
Monday, October 15, 2012
Daniel Alex Savage of Glen Burnie and Ronald Lee McLeod of Columbia were both charged with first-degree murder for allegedly shooting two people outside a Pasadena house party.
Anne Arundel County Police have charged two teens in a shooting that occurred outside a home in the 7000 block of Outing Avenue in Pasadena early Saturday morning, according to a release. Police said Daniel Alex Savage, of Glen Burnie, and Ronald Lee McLeod, of Columbia—both 18—were charged with first-degree murder in the Pasadena shooting on Saturday morning that claimed the life of 21-year-old Matthew Morrow and injured another. Police responded to a shooting in the 7000 block of Outing Avenue at 1:30 a.m. on Saturday. Upon arrival officers found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. The victims were transported to area hospitals where police said Matthew Morrow, 21, died from injuries sustained in the shooting a short time later. …
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Jessica Lynn Lee, who was missing from Brooklyn Park, was found dead in Pasadena last week.
Ann Burke said she still hoped her daughter, Jessica Lynn Lee, would return to her Brooklyn Park home despite being missing for nearly three months. Burke said her worst nightmare became a reality Friday when county police detectives told her family that human remains found in Pasadena on Aug. 6 were her daughter’s. DNA confirmed the match, police said. “Even when they found the remains, I hoped it wasn’t her. I never gave up hope until Friday at 11 a.m. when detectives came and told us,” Burke said. “I can’t believe she’s gone. I’m still waiting for her to come up the street.” County police are continuing their investigation, spokesman Justin Mulcahy said. Lee, 20, and her mother occasionally got into arguments. Lee would leave for a few …